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Apple refreshed its entire range of iMacs and MacBooks at WWDC 2017

With the new iMac Pro , Apple is offering a truly gorgeous 27-inch Retina 5K display, with support for one billion colours. (The top model Radeon Pro 580 is roughly equivalent to an Nvidia 1060) Those new GPUs, along with updates in macOS High Sierra , also means that the new iMacs will support VR.



Apple Store down ahead of MacBook, iPad Pro announcements at WWDC 2017

The basic MacBook is also in line for a faster SSD, Apple says, while the long-neglected MacBook Air will be getting a processor upgrade to an as-yet-unspecified Intel model. Nevertheless, the French Apple news site Consomac, uncovered regulatory filings for several Mac devices in Russian Federation, which suggest that Apple's new MacBook Pro 2017 could be rolling out soon, QZ reported.


Valve dates its new Steam Direct programme

Valve dates its new Steam Direct programme

The reason for the switch to Steam Direct is that Valve realised people's tastes are far more diverse than the small curation team at Valve could predict. They made a post about it over on the official Steam community page , where they announced that the last batch of Greenlight games will be reviewed and some will be accepted to move on toward a release on the Steam store, while others may be rejected.


Andromeda's next patch enhances character customization

Andromeda's next patch enhances character customization

Mass Effect: Andromeda's upcoming 1.08 patch will include enhanced character creation, including two new head designs, new hairstyles, and new skin tones. Once the patch rolls out it should complete the bullet point fixes Bioware promised as part of its " journey ahead ", but questions still remain. BioWare says there are "several important reasons" why the romance has been added.



Apple moves into P2P payments space

The new feature will be available a part of iOS 11 and WatchOS 4. Apple is partnering with prepaid payment card company Green Dot on the virtual Apple Pay Cash card, viewed by some as a stepping stone to the creation of a full bank-like payment service.


Storm brings some relief to parched Cape Town

Storm brings some relief to parched Cape Town

Cape Town's famous Chapman's Peak Drive was also closed due to the storm . "Use suitable containers to capture rainwater‚ which is ideal for flushing toilets as an example". "The injuries was caused by roof collapses". Residents of areas right at the coast such as Bakoven, Camps Bay Main Road, Slangkop, Kommetjie, Small and Big Bay in Blouberg, Melkbosstrand, Strand etc.